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    by Published on 10-22-2017 05:50 PM
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    Razor: Dubl Duck Stainless
    Brush: Simpson Chubby 2
    Lather: Ogallala
    Astringent: Thayers Witch Hazel
    Nourishing: Bayrum & Sandalwood Ogallala

    by Published on 10-03-2017 03:29 AM
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    What we have today is a rare look at the making of a Charlie Lewis straight razor. A few individuals have the pleasure of owning a straight razor made by Charlie Lewis; with this video we all have opportunity to see this professional at work.

    Thank you Charlie Lewis for sharing this video with us.

    Lewis Razors: Primitive Blades For Modern Times.

    Enjoy the journey,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,

    by Published on 04-29-2017 04:39 AM
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    2. Honing


    Straight Razor Place members created a thread on the forum that highlights the hones that are used on their razors. Hones of all types are shown in use, from man-made to naturals. Drop in from time to time and see what hones are currently being used, not to mention some beautiful razors.

    "Hone Of The Day"

    Enjoy the journey,,,,,

    by Published on 02-24-2017 01:49 AM
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    2. Before & After

    One of the many pleasures experienced in the shave community, is the use of equipment that is often decades or centuries old. Possibly the greatest pleasure is experienced by the individuals who take these icons of yesteryear and breathe life back into them. Restoration professionals take their work seriously and deliver to us a gift that will keep on giving for decades to come.

    Straight Razor Place is fortunate to have many restoration professionals in it's membership. Keep an eye on this article, as it will often highlight their remarkable work. To see this restoration process, follow the link below.

    A French Blade.

    Enjoy the journey,,,,,

    by Published on 02-24-2017 04:30 AM
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    Honing with a Nagura stone is a method that many of us shy away from; probably due to a lack of understanding in their history and use. Follow the link below to an article written by Straight Razor Place member Mainaman where you can get some insight into this method of honing.

    Enjoy the journey,,,,

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